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OK, what is everyone doing at the weekend? How about next weekend?

And what did we all do at the weekend? And last weekend?
Another example showing that languages hardly ever are logical: Americans begin their week on Sunday, but Sunday still belongs to the weekend.

And another one: In German, "in acht Tagen" (in eight days) means a week from today, but "in 14 Tagen" (in 14 days) means two weeks from today. Come on, either you count today too (which doesn't make mathematical sense) or you don't.
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Re: A small question ( EN )

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Another example showing that languages hardly ever are logical: Americans begin their week on Sunday, but Sunday still belongs to the weekend.

And another one: In German, "in acht Tagen" (in eight days) means a week from today, but "in 14 Tagen" (in 14 days) means two weeks from today. Come on, either you count today too (which doesn't make mathematical sense) or you don't.
Something else I've noticed here in Switzerland is if they say for example 'Monday night' they mean the night before Monday, whereas to me 'Monday night' means the night after Monday.
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